Oxleas Forensic & Prisons Directorate provides a range of services to offenders across Kent and South East London. We have an excellent reputation for the delivery of high-quality services to mentally ill, personality disordered, challenging behaviour offenders and patients within the primary care setting.
Oxleas has provided health services to prisons for many years, which includes the provision of integrated primary care services to both HMPYOI Isis
We are looking for suitably qualified and experienced registered nurses, preferably with experience of working in prisons or secure settings although this is not essential. The post is based at HMP Isis as part of our Integrated Primary Care Service to Greenwich prisons.
The successful candidates will demonstrate drive, commitment and enthusiasm for the delivery of quality healthcare for both adult and young offenders, together with a proven ability to exercise a degree of personal and professional autonomy, make complex and critical judgments and demonstrate decision making skills to satisfy the expectations of the role.Main duties of the job
The post holder will be expected to support senior staff to develop a clinically effective patient centred primary healthcare service which will include acute & crisis care, primary care interventions, substance misuse, screening programmes, long term conditions management and health promotion activities in line with national guidance and best practice.
We are looking for individuals who can demonstrate robust clinical leadership to junior staff who possess a sound understanding of evidence-based nursing practice and a pro-active approach to ensure quality and outcome driven practice
The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate the ability to work in a challenging and multi-agency environment, working as part of a multi-disciplinary team consisting of nursing, medical, discipline staff and a range of allied health professionals such as dentistry, optometry, physiotherapy and podiatry.
Oxleas has a strong track record in recruiting, training and supporting staff within their Prison and forensic services, and the post-holder would be supported and encouraged to participate in relevant clinical training and existing support systems.About us
Oxleas offers a wide range of NHS healthcare services to people in community and secure environment settings. Our services include community health care such as district nursing and speech and language therapy, care for people with learning disabilities and mental health care such as psychiatry, nursing and therapies. Our multidisciplinary teams look after people of all ages and we work in close partnership with other parts of the NHS, local councils and the voluntary sector and through our new provider collaboratives. Our 4,300 members of staff work in many different settings including hospitals, clinics, prisons, secure hospitals, children's centres, schools and people's homes.
We have over 125 sites in a variety of locations in the South of England. In London we operate within the Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley Greenwich and into Kent. We manage hospital sites including Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup and Memorial Hospital, Woolwich, as well as the Bracton Centre, our medium secure unit for people with mental health needs. We are the largest NHS provider of prison health services providing healthcare to prisons within Devon, Dorset, Bristol, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, Kent and South London. We are proud of the care we provide and our people.Our purpose is to improve lives by providing the best possible care to our patients and their families. This is strengthened by our new values: o We're Kind o We're Fair o We Listen o We CareJob descriptionJob responsibilities
Person SpecificationTo offer quality nursing careEssential
- To play a lead role in the on-going development and delivery of an effective integrated healthcare service team clinical model.
- To manage a clinical caseload.
- Ensure all clinics are delivered in a clinically effective, efficient & timely way, in line with service needs.
- Deliver strategies designed to promote and improve health and prevent disease, working proactively and collaborating with other professionals, organisations and agencies as directed
- Support systems for the collection, triage & management of all referrals.Monitor and audit of the quality and effectiveness of all aspects of service delivery.
- Maintain an effective case management service to ensure care and continuity of treatment is maintained throughout an offenders care pathway whilst detained in prison.
- To liaise with others to share expertise, promote ideas and work collaboratively with key stakeholders, agencies and organisations as required.
- To have registration under RCN
- To have experience working in similar setting
- Have experience with wide range of physical health issues
- To be able to organise a shift and lead the team.
- To be resilient to cope within this environment
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- To be resourceful and cope with complex cases.
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